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Robert Gittens died on Thursday 13th June, 2013. Robert was a Casablanca from young. he and his brothers Valmond and Michael. Although in his youthful days he left the hill and went and took a knock with BWIA Sunjets, (which was unheard of in those days), It was back up the hill to try and assist Casablanca in whatever way possible. He also played football in the MERVINA's league.

May God bless his soul.

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Comment by josephknights on June 23, 2013 at 12:42am

this is a great loss to the pan family robert  valmon and micheal were good friends of mine from child hood days living on the hill with stephen  and others we always support blanca our favorite band I visited him last year , he was one of my best friends and I will keep him in my prayers god has has a place ih heaven for him Condolences to the family keep strong  JOE BUNNY KNIGHTS

Comment by Stephen Payne on June 19, 2013 at 3:25am

Robert and I grew up on the same street were also members of casablanca playing mas for years as the youths in the band. His greatest disappointment was to see the demise of the band. Last carnival on my visit home I was able to visit him and spend some precious time with him. We always talk about the band and the good old days.My taughts and love goes out to him and his family. May he rest in peace. Your  Brother Pinny.

Comment by Robert Saldenha on June 17, 2013 at 10:16am

Mike and Valmond, another culture warrior has left us.   My sympathy from our family to yours.

Stay up.

Comment by Anthony Corbin on June 17, 2013 at 9:58am

Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Robert Gittens. He and his brother Valmond were my best

childhood friends. We did everything together... marbles, running jockey, kiting, playing mass, Casablanca.

I last saw him in March when he seemed to be picking up after responding to treatment.

Condolences to all his family.


Comment by clyde skinner on June 16, 2013 at 10:14pm

my condolences to the gittens family he will be missed as a former member of  casablanca I share in their greif

Comment by BEDE LOPEZ on June 16, 2013 at 8:49pm

My condolence to the Gittens family

Comment by C. Dalrymple on June 16, 2013 at 4:51pm

Condolences from Dalrymple, Robert and his brother ,Valmond, also sang in the choir at Trinity along wth yours truly as well as Dalton Narine. .  Now he will meet his fellow choiristers in the likes  of Rev. Clive Griffith, Derek Lowe, Rupert Regis. and Sylvia Cupidore

Comment by Leelee on June 16, 2013 at 2:38pm
My Uncle Robert was a good man who loved his family and did all to help them be successful. My playing pan (though later in life) gave us another connection I will always cherish (I loved talking "pan politics" and analyzing performance every year). Love goes from NY back home to my Aunt and cousins. May he rest peacefully in the arms of the Saviour.
Comment by kenneth clarke on June 16, 2013 at 2:12pm
Condolence to the family, friends and the BWIA Sun Jet family

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